Explore some of the stories of our work in social innovation and impact – from talks, workshops and roundtables, to projects and programmes.

Law Family Commission on Civil Society

Earlier today the Law Family Commission on Civil Society held its public launch, bringing together seventeen leading figures drawn from politics,

01 December 2020 | Imran Ali
BUILD a Better Tomorrow

BUILD is a unique 3-month programme for entrepreneurs and founders in Leeds City Region who are creating innovative businesses that blend purpose

27 November 2020 | Imran Ali
Member Fozia Naseem “Closes the Gap” with Adidas

Last September, Fozia Naseem, our most recent member was selected for the groundbreaking Close The Gap programme; a unique partnership between the

25 November 2020 | Imran Ali
Seizing the Moment

One of our strategic partners, the Royal Society of Arts, yesterday published a report exploring the response of the public sector to the challenges

24 November 2020 | Imran Ali
Social Enterprise Day

Today is Social Enterprise Day 2020 – part of Global Entrepreneurs Week and a day to raise the profile of social enterprise around the world. To

19 November 2020 | Imran Ali
Marcus Rashford x Margaret McMillan

“It’s a little over a century ago that the idea of free school meals became part of the fabric of British society, and that was only after years

12 November 2020 | Imran Ali
Impact Hub at Bradford’s Cultural Voice

We're still very much enjoying the afterglow of our launch in October, so it was great to hear that the Bradford Cultural Voice forum planned to

01 November 2020 | Imran Ali
GROW – Impact Leadership in 7 weeks

This November we’ll be hosting a wonderful opportunity to join a seven-week impact leadership programme. The programme is called GROW. The GROW

23 October 2020 | Imran Ali
Introducing… Impact Hub Bradford

Hey everyone, thank you all for joining us at our digital launch last Thursday. We'd been conscious of the "Zoom fatigue” many of us are feeling

15 October 2020 | Imran Ali
Roundtable with Crown VCSE Representative Claire Dove OBE

In February 2020, we hosted Claire Dove OBE, the Crown representative for the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector for a

05 February 2020 | Kamran Rashid
Humane Tech: An evening with… Rachel Coldicutt

On 27th November 2019, Impact Hub Bradford hosted an evening with Rachel Coldicutt CEO of Doteveryone, a think tank that champions responsible

27 November 2019 | Imran Ali
Royal Society of Arts Fellows’ Northern Meetup

In October 2019, we hosted our first event with the Royal Society of Arts, bringing together Fellows from around the North of England. The RSA

24 October 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Partnership with Red Bull Amaphiko

Impact Hub Bradford worked with Red Bull to bring their global social innovation programme, Amaphiko Academy to Bradford. Find out more about the

28 September 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Social Enterprise 101 – the fundamentals

In September 2019, our team hosted Social Enterprise 101, an interactive workshop introducing the fundamentals of social enterprise. Participants

24 September 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Q&A with Red Bull’s Social Innovation team

In August 2019, we worked with Red Bull's Social Innovation team to host a Q&A about their upcoming Amaphiko Academy. Red Bull worked with our

07 August 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Leadership for Humankind with Neil Gibb

In July 2019, the team at Impact Hub Bradford incubated a weekend leadership programme for social innovators, Leadership for Humankind, an “urban

13 July 2019 | Imran Ali
Open Consultation: Social Enterprise Support

In July 2019, we invited charities, social enterprises or anyone interested in starting a venture with a social purpose to an open consultation on

10 July 2019 | Kamran Rashid
The Life and Death of Everything Now: An evening with… Neil Gibb

In collaboration with the Bradford Literature Festival, we brought one of our most requested TEDxBradford 2019 speakers back to the city in July

06 July 2019 | Imran Ali
British Council Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE) programme

In June 2019, we partnered with Impact Hub Kings Cross as part of the British Council’s Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies (DICE)

29 June 2019 | Kamran Rashid
A vision for Social Impact & Social Enterprise

In April 2019, we led a creative co-design workshop on designing a vision for social impact and social enterprise in Bradford. Participants explored

10 April 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Architectural Heritage Fund

In 2018, the Architectural Heritage Fund awarded our team a Project Viability Grant to explore the commercial viability of our proposed home in

01 April 2019 | Imran Ali
Bradford’s Local Access Partnership

Over the last year, our team has been leading an exciting social investment bid for Bradford district. This £33 million, 10-year initiative brings

16 March 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Co-Designing Our New Space

In March 2019, we invited guests to join our team and Bauman Lyons Architects for a placemaking workshop. The event sought to codesign and cocreate a

12 March 2019 | Imran Ali
Yorkshire Game Jam – Bradford

Did you know Yorkshire is home to a thriving games sector? In February 2019, our partners Weirdspace were involved in the GamesLab Leeds

23 February 2019 | Imran Ali
Social Enterprise Ecosystem with Bradford Council

Throughout 2019, Impact Hub Bradford supported the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council with the goal of nurturing and building the

01 February 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Foodpreneurs – Feeding the City Programme

In collaboration with Impact Hub Kings Cross’ Feeding the City programme, we delivered and developed an idea generation workshop for

22 January 2019 | Kamran Rashid
TEDxBradford 2019: Radically Social

In January 2019, we brought world-renowned brand TEDx to Bradford - delivering a sold-out and nationally trending event at the Science & Media

16 January 2019 | Kamran Rashid
Unltd Winter Get Together

What do a Vegan Chef, a Bill and Melinda Gates Award winner, a physics professor passionate about AI and a Raspberry Pi advocate for primary school

12 December 2018 | Kamran Rashid
Bradford BID includes Little Germany

In November 2018 we helped to ensure Bradford's historic Little Germany district was part of Bradford BID. Impact Hub Bradford is located in

01 November 2018 | Kamran Rashid
BITC Morgan Stanley

In October 2018, company CEO Kamran Rashid was invited to speak at Business in the Community’s Connecting Places roundtable forum at Morgan

01 October 2018 | Kamran Rashid
GDPR Strategy Workshop

In July 2018, we hosted a GDPR strategy workshop with Business in the Community. Business in the Community is the oldest and largest business-led

27 July 2018 | Imran Ali
Resilient Communities Programme

How do you create lasting social change? In 2018, with the support of an UnLtd resilient communities grant programme, we scouted and curated

16 May 2018 | Kamran Rashid
Tech Diversity – member spotlight on Weirdspace

As part of our Resilient Communities programme, we're spotlighting our community member, Weirdspace -  a makerspace based in Bradford with a focus

24 April 2018 | Imran Ali
Principle Six: Networking x Social Enterprise

In April 2018, as part of Business in the Community’s “arc” programme, we invited social entrepreneurs from across Yorkshire to participate in

05 April 2018 | Kamran Rashid
Little Germany Action Group

We're proud to be based in Bradford's historic Little Germany district. Our cofounder and CEO Kamran Rashid is on the board of Little Germany Action

01 November 2017 | Kamran Rashid
arc Yorkshire

We were delighted to be commissioned by Business In The Community’s arc programme for Social Enterprises. Arc was originally created to deliver

25 August 2017 | Kamran Rashid
yourBD – connecting with young Bradfordians

In summer 2017, Impact Hub Bradford was commissioned by the City of Bradford to develop and deliver a workshop with groups of young people to

01 August 2017 | Kamran Rashid
Arts Collaboration – North Country

In June 2017 Impact Hub Bradford offered its building at 30 Chapel Street to local theatre arts company, Freedom Studios, to use as a location for a

15 June 2017 | Imran Ali
Charity Futures

In May 2017, Impact Hub Bradford hosted a pair of roundtable discussions in collaboration with Sir Stephen Bubb and Charity Futures, respectively

01 May 2017 | Kamran Rashid
Project Office

In March 2017, following an introduction from the Royal Society of Arts, Impact Hub Bradford commissioned Leeds Beckett University’s Project

03 March 2017 | Kamran Rashid